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Mario Cassar (I) (1953–2003)

Mario Cassar, a Maltese born, was the founder of the first Special Effects Team in Malta which is now a Company, managed by his successor, his son Kenneth Cassar. He has worked on quite a big number of film sets, in many different countries with award winning directors such as Robert Altman, James Cameron, Roman Polanski, Ridley Scott, Martin ... See full bio »

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(age 50) in Malta

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Known For

Daylight
Daylight Special Effects
(1996)
Cliffhanger
Cliffhanger Special Effects
(1993)
Troy
Troy Special Effects
(2004)
U-571
U-571 Special Effects
(2000)

Filmography

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 2004 Troy (special effects: Malta)
 2002-2003 Dinotopia (TV Series) (special effects supervisor - 6 episodes)
- Car Wars (2003) ... (special effects supervisor)
- LeSage (2003) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Night of the Wartosa (2002) ... (special effects supervisor)
- The Big Fight (2002) ... (special effects supervisor)
- The Matriarch (2002) ... (special effects supervisor)
 2003 Helen of Troy (TV Mini-Series) (special effects foreman - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... (special effects foreman)
- Episode #1.1 (2003) ... (special effects foreman)
 2002 Caesar (TV Movie) (special effects foreman)
 2002 Gangs of New York (special effects technician: second unit)
 2002 Dinotopia (TV Mini-Series) (special effects supervisor - 3 episodes)
- Part 3 (2002) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Part 2 (2002) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Part 1 (2002) ... (special effects supervisor)
 2001 Vajont - La diga del disonore (special effects technician: Venice, Rom)
 2001 Submerged (TV Movie) (special effects foreman)
 2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas (special effects technician)
 2000 U-571 (special effects crew)
 1996 Daylight (special effects technician)
 1996 White Squall (special effects foreman: Malta)
 1995 Cutthroat Island (head of special effects)
 1994 Casque bleu (special effects supervisor: Malta)
 1993 Voyage (TV Movie) (special effects coordinator)
 1993 Cliffhanger (special effects technician)
 1992 Archipiélago (special effects supervisor: Malta)
 1992 Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (special effects)
 1990 Der Skipper (special effects supervisor)
 1989 Howards' Way (TV Series) (special effects supervisor - 13 episodes)
- Episode #5.13 (1989) ... (special effects supervisor: Malta)
- Episode #5.12 (1989) ... (special effects supervisor: Malta)
- Episode #5.11 (1989) ... (special effects supervisor: Malta)
- Episode #5.10 (1989) ... (special effects supervisor: Malta)
- Episode #5.9 (1989) ... (special effects supervisor: Malta)
 1989 Erik the Viking (special effects foreman: Malta)
 1989 Leviathan (special effects technician)
 1988 Black Eagle (special effects foreman: Malta)
 1987 The Last Emperor (special effects technician - uncredited)
 1987 Iron Warrior (special effects supervisor)
 1986 The Fifth Missile (TV Movie) (special effects technician: Malta)
 1985 Les loups entre eux (special effects foreman: Malta)
 1985 Joan Lui - Ma un giorno nel paese arrivo io di lunedì (special effects technician: Rome)
 1985 Final Justice (special effects)
 1985 Christopher Columbus (TV Mini-Series) (special effects - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... (special effects)
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... (special effects)
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... (special effects)
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... (special effects)
 1984 Remington Steele (TV Series) (special effects foreman - 4 episodes)
- Steele Sweet on You (1984) ... (special effects foreman: Malta - uncredited)
- Blood Is Thicker Than Steele (1984) ... (special effects foreman: Malta)
- High Flying Steele (1984) ... (special effects foreman: Malta - uncredited)
- Steele Eligible (1984) ... (special effects foreman: Malta - uncredited)
 1983 Trenchcoat (special effects foreman: Malta - uncredited)
 1982 Samraat (special effects supervisor: Malta)
 1982 The Snowman (TV Movie) (special effects supervisor: Malta)
 1982 Airline (TV Series) (special effects supervisor - 3 episodes)
- Conscience (1982) ... (special effects supervisor: Malta)
- Brave New World (1982) ... (special effects supervisor: Malta)
- Look After Number One (1982) ... (special effects supervisor: Malta)
 1981 Piranha II: The Spawning (special effects technician: Rome)
 1980 Raise the Titanic (special effects foreman: Malta - uncredited)
 1978 Force 10 from Navarone (special effects foreman: Malta - uncredited)
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